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"Stand Against Stigma"

Alongside the advocacy work we do, PMHCA has a selection of trainings that are outstanding. There are trainings for mental health professionals, peer professionals, and anyone who wants to learn more about mental health and recovery. We pride ourselves in the creation of a learning environment that is safe, comfortable, and effective. For most trainings offered, there is an in person, virtual, or hybrid ability. If you have questions about listed trainings or are interested in scheduling, please email

"Stand Against Stigma" Workshop

The "Stand Against Stigma" Workshop is all about how youth and young adults can help do exactly that: Stand Against Stigma. What is stigma, how can we combat the stigmas we experience, and how can we help to educate those who are creating stigma about what they could be doing and saying differently to be more inclusive. Certificate of participation is provided.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn what “stigma” means
  • How can stigma be damaging to ourselves?
  • What can be done to fight the stigmas that exist?
  • What role do I play in that fight?

Time: 3 hours

Number of People: 25

On Friday, May 5th, 2023, Stand Against Stigma will be showcased as a workshop during Mental Health Awareness Days. It will be held in conjunction with the Life Through My Lens Workshop. The day will begin at 9 am and will end at 3 pm. It will be held at the PMHCA Office at 2551 Walnut Street in Harrisburg, PA. This is free and open to all who may have an interest. Register Here!

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